7 Deadly Sins Guaranteed to Ruin Your Janitorial Company

7 Deadly Sins Guaranteed to Ruin Your Janitorial Company

How many of you got into the janitorial business because it seemed like a quick and easy way to make a buck? You clean, they pay… repeat! What could go wrong? Easy Peasy!! Not so fast… There are plenty of ways for this simple concept to go very, very wrong. Curious how you can muck things up like a champ? Let’s get this party started…

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Know Your Business to Grow Your Business Featuring Jason Martell

Know Your Business to Grow Your Business Featuring Jason Martell

Episode #1 of Tales From the Field. Our guest Jason Martell had some excellent advice on retention, and insight into tackling growth in the janitorial business.

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself that will Transform Your Janitorial Business

5 Questions to Ask Yourself that will Transform Your Janitorial Business

Swept’s Michael Brown chats with Mary Miller of Jancoa Janitorial Services about hiring and retention, budgeting, and helping employees attain their dreams through The Dream Manager Program

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How Swept and Creativity Solved our Hiring and Retention Woes – Zoë  Facility Cleaning

How Swept and Creativity Solved our Hiring and Retention Woes – Zoë Facility Cleaning

Finding employees is hard. Finding good employees is even harder still. Keeping the good ones on your team…can be downright impossible.

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3 Simple Questions That Will Drastically Improve Employee Retention In Your Cleaning Company

3 Simple Questions That Will Drastically Improve Employee Retention In Your Cleaning Company

In this article, we’ll share the approach that helped keep our retention rate at over 90% when we ran our own commercial cleaning company.

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12 Tips for Training New Cleaners

12 Tips for Training New Cleaners

Training can be time consuming and costly, but it’s also crucial to the success of your business. After all, your cleaners are the most important people on your customer service team! To help you ensure your training program is as effective yet efficient as possible, here are 12 tips to help you save time and money while delivering quality training.

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How to Interview Cleaners So They Are Way More Likely to Stick Around

How to Interview Cleaners So They Are Way More Likely to Stick Around

If you’ve hired cleaners in the past or are doing so now, you know it can be a time-consuming and even frustrating process. Some people will express interest in the job but not provide enough information to even merit following up, while others will fill out an entire application form but then not show up to the interview. If you’re new to the industry and are thinking about hiring your first few cleaners, it may feel overwhelming. What questions should you ask them? What paperwork do they need to fill out? Having ran a cleaning company ourselves, we know it isn’t easy.

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14 Last Minute Gift Ideas For Your Cleaners (That Aren’t Gift Cards)

14 Last Minute Gift Ideas For Your Cleaners (That Aren’t Gift Cards)

This post is the second of a two part series on employee appreciation for the holidays. If you’re not sure if doing something special for your cleaners is a worthy investment, we recommend checking out the first post Should You Buy Your Cleaners Gifts This Holiday Season?. If you recognize that the holidays are a great time to start showing your cleaners you care, you’re in the right place. To spark some inspiration and get you thinking about ways you can give back to your team this December.

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